Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DTE Energy
Current Parent Company: 
DTE Energy
Penalty: 
$7,300,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
May 14, 2020
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

DTE Energy agreed to reduce pollution at five coal-fired power plants in southeast Michigan in a settlement with the EPA that also required the company to pay a $1.8 million civil penalty and to undertake a $5.5 million mitigation project to improve air quality in the region by replacing old buses in the area with newer, cleaner ones.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Michigan
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Michigan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.